Getting out of the military can be a challenging and confusing journey, but don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered with all of our military to civilian transition content. Learn everything you need to know about transitioning out of the military and into civilian life.

Employers Recruit Veterans to Deliver the Food We Eat

SPONSORED* America loves to take out and eat out, and the inside track on the food service industry comes from two companies that make hiring veterans the main course. US Foods*, with nearly 25,000 employees in over 60 locations, recruits veterans for the values, skills and experience they bring to the table. “US Foods recognizes ...

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The Extensive Guide to Networking With LinkedIn

NETWORKING WITH LINKEDIN Finding a job after leaving the military is almost never an easy task. Unless you’re transferring into a civilian field that directly relates to your military experience, you will need to change fields in order to enter the civilian workforce. For many people exiting the military, the transition is into a new ...

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Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Part 2

I don’t know about you, but when I entered the military (slightly after the earth cooled), I had to learn an entirely new language. I didn’t know what TDY (or TAD for that matter) meant. ASAP was new to me and I certainly hadn’t heard of FIGMO. Well, it’s time to learn another new language ...

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Great Financial Literacy Tools Available to Veterans

As VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration, we often write about the VA benefits that Veterans, service members and dependents can take advantage of, and while there are many of those, there are also many financial programs and services and benefits extended to Veterans and their families from our partner agencies outside of VA. Foremost among these is ...

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Dress For Success: Buying New Clothing as a Civilian

Buying new clothing for your civilian life is a sometimes overlooked cost - but it's necessary. Don’t be the veteran who wears a piece of your dress uniform to an interview. With a little planning and comparison shopping, you can ditch your decades-old clothing without paying more than you should. The first step is determining ...

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